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    • Oral history with Mary Lee Magee; 2003

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted with Mary Lee Magee. Mary Lee Walker Magee was born to Rev. Frank Walker and Mattie Burkett in Shivers Crossing, MS in March 1932. She had three sisters and five brothers. She went to Dry Ridge School through to...
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    • Oral history with Mr. Roberts Wilson, Jr.

    • Oral history.; Mr. Roberts Wilson Jr. was born July 6, 1941, in Rosedale, Mississippi. After attending both Vanderbilt University and the University of Mississippi, he went to Washington. D.C., during the mid 1960s where he worked in the office of...
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    • Oral history with Hollis Watkins; 1996

    • Oral history.; Three interviews conducted on October 23, 29, and 30, 1996 with Hollis Watkins (born 1941), the twelfth child of sharecroppers. Mr. Watkins was jailed for participating in the Woolsworth's lunch counter sit-in in McComb and a...
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    • Oral History with Arthur Fairley; 2003

    • A collection of interviews with African Americans of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, circa twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, who knew Colonel John Robinson, an African American pilot who was tapped by Ethiopian Emperor Haile Sellassie in the...
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    • Oral history with Annie Stewart; 2000

    • A collection of eight interviews with participants in the Mississippi civil rights movement. The people interviewed discuss how they came to participate in the civil rights movement, their various activities, including voter registration, Freedom...
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    • Recession fighter; circa 1979-1984

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Paul Volcker, chairman of the Federal Reserve, is dressed as a firefighter. His helmet is labeled “FeD,” and his axe is labeled “Recession fighter.” He is sliding down a fire...
    • 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984
    • Budget cuts; circa 1981-1984

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. In front of a door/building labeled "Department of Defense," two men face off, glaring at each other. The man labeled "Cap the knife" is Caspar Weinberger, and he is holding a...
    • 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984
    • Link with the past; October 13, [1969]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A student wearing a T-shirt that reads, "Student's story of horror" is running away from a prison that has a sign which reads, "Parish prison twentieth century A.D." Above the...
    • 1969-10-13
    • Sum of Soviet summitry; [1962?]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by John Riedell. John F. Kennedy is climbing the face of a mountain, using a rope, and has almost reached the summit. He sees Nikita Khrushchev at the top with an axe next to his climbing rope....
    • 1962;
    • Woman's touch; January 24, 1964

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Gene Basset. Barry Goldwater, Nelson Rockefeller, and Richard Nixon stand behind the doors of a saloon, labeled, "For men only." Above the doorway is the sign, "Presidential primaries."...
    • 1964-01-24;
    • Oral history with Dr. Aaron Henry; 1972

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on May 1, 1972 with Dr. Aaron Henry in his drugstore in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Henry was born on July 2, 1922 in Clarksdale, Mississippi. After serving in World War II, he went to Xavier College (now Xavier...
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    • Oral History with Nathan Walker Jr.; 2003

    • A collection of interviews with African Americans of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, circa twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, who knew Colonel John Robinson, an African American pilot who was tapped by Ethiopian Emperor Haile Sellassie in the...
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    • Oral history with Lola Berry; 2003

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted with Lola Berry. Lola Wilson Durr Berry was born in 1926 near Mendenhall, MS to Charlie Walker and Roberta Wilson. Berry began sharecropping in cotton fields at the age of seven. Berry left school after fifth...
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    • Oral history with Lewis B. Bynum; 2003

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted with Lewis Bynum. Lewis Benjamin Bynum was born on Everett Reed Break, near the Kennedy Springs Community in 1911. One of eight children, Bynum's family moved to East Texas during World War I and returned to the...
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    • Oral history with Ruby Lee Dickey;  2010

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted April 24, 2010 with Ruby Lee Dickey. Dickey discusses her family of origin, hard-working parents who valued education. She describes her husband Marvin Dickey's experiences in participating in the Biloxi Beach...
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